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Definition of Architect


  1. A person skilled in the art of building; one who understands architecture, or makes it his occupation to form plans and designs of buildings, and to superintend the artificers employed.
  2. A contriver, designer, or maker.

Architect Quotations

Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
Frank Lloyd Wright

An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
Frank Lloyd Wright

The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you're talking about building a house, you're talking about dreams.
Robert A. M. Stern

As an architect, you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.
Norman Foster

The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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Architect Translations

architect in Dutch is architect, bouwmeester
architect in French is architecte
architect in German is Architekt {m}
architect in Italian is architetto
architect in Norwegian is arkitekt
architect in Portuguese is arquiteto
architect in Spanish is arquitecto
architect in Swedish is arkitekt
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